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Munir Bello

Maida Vale author explains controversial ‘slate and date’ website

Munir Bello doesn’t take a break-up lightly. He’s been dumped in the supermarket after telling one girlfriend that a “certain celebrity” was hot, started ranting about “equal opportunities” when expected to pay for an expensive restaurant date and, as he explains, became enraged when another partner hid their relationship from her family by calling him “a friend”.

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personal trainer

New website matches clients with the perfect Personal Trainer

With the growth in the personal training industry – and a mass of professionals based in north London – how do you find the one who best suits you?

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Eilis Geehan, 2, and stylist Aliana get to grips with her first hair cut

plus salon owner Susan Mahmood

Getting tots’ hair trimmed is no niggling chore at Sharkey’s

Anyone who has tried to cajole a reluctant toddler into having their first hair cut – while a complete stranger bears down on them with sharp scissors – will appreciate a colourful child-friendly salon like Sharkey’s.

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in Archway

Active Birth Movement is about ‘listening to your body and being in control’

The downward dog is the last position you want to be in when giving birth – but that doesn’t mean yoga isn’t good preparation for labour.

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Education See all

Cabinet member for children Cllr Angela Mason

26 children in Camden left without primary school place for September

Twenty-six children were left without a primary school place for September after Camden Council made its allocations today.

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Heritage See all

Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt, Archibald Knox and the bidding war at a Hampstead auction house

A Hampstead auction house was abuzz with excitement as a furious bidding war saw a prized lot sell for 10 times its estimate.

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Obituaries See all

The literary world today remembered Nobel Prize-winning author and West Hampstead resident Doris Lessing. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Doris Lessing memorial service: Literary world pays tribute to West Hampstead’s Nobel Prize winning author

Friends, family and figures from across the literary world gathered to pay tribute to West Hampstead resident and Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing today.

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Win a DVD copy of Sir David Attenborough’s Natural History Museum Alive.

Win a DVD copy of Sir David Attenborough’s Natural History Museum Alive

David Attenborough introduces you to his favourite extinct creatures as they come alive on one magical night in London’s Natural History Museum.

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